Sydney Film Festival at Dendy Newtown

June 3, 2019

We all know what happens to suburbs that gentrify. Sure they become more prosperous – but inevitably, also more boring and staid – the very opposite of what attracted the young urban adventurers to the […]

Film Festival continues

June 21, 2018

Arthouse distributors are wasting no time, two more superb movies from the Sydney Film Festival hit our screens this week. And there’s plenty more to come… Foxtrot A lot of shocking things happen in writer-director […]

Sydney Film Festival keeps Newtown weird

May 20, 2018

A few years ago Sydney Film Festival organisers went looking for somewhere to screen their “highly unusual,” movies safely away from the eyes of their regular daytime subscribers. Naturally they chose Newtown. Since then Dendy Newtown has […]

Focus on Italy

May 18, 2018

Six outstanding Italian films at the 2018 Sydney Film Festival There are always a few Italian films at the Sydney Film Festival, but it has to be said, compared to other European countries, Italy does […]

Movies – 284

June 10, 2016

Mustang Nominated for a best foreign film Oscar in 2016, Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s portrait of female empowerment and teenage hi-jinks is really quite something… It’s simply a delight, and rare for such a powerful message […]

What’s On – 284

June 9, 2016

The Sydney Film Festival Comes to Newtown Hot on the heels of the Sydney Writer’s Festival, art punters may struggle to catch their breath before the esteemed Sydney Film Festival is up and running from […]